Tag : fundraising

Making No Bones About Leeds Marrow

4 weeks ago / 0 comments

Meet the society who are helping to save lives across the UK. From organising donation drives to training up new ambassadors, Leeds Marrow are making it easier than ever to get students aware of blood cancer treatment. Nolan Trust, helping people sign up to their stem cell donor register. It’s … Read More

Amnesty International Society Present…Fundraising Ball in Solidarity with Syria

10 months ago / 0 comments

Amnesty International Society, the University of Leeds representatives of a global network committed to defending human rights, are hosting their first ever fundraising ball under their ‘Justice for Syria’ initiative on Saturday 24th February. Lucy Milburn tells us more…   Held in solidarity with the people of Syria, a quarter … Read More

Universities Accused of Data Laws Breach

12 months ago / 0 comments

Several Russell Group Universities have been accused of screening former student’s data in order to identify those more likely to donate money as part of a recent fundraising initiative. Although profiling individuals for fundraising purposes isn’t illegal, it is illegal to do so without the individual’s prior knowledge, as has … Read More

RAG Week: Your Opportunity to Give

3 years ago / 0 comments

Not heard of RAG yet? You should have. For those who don’t know, it is the fabulous society with members that wear those garishly bright-green T-Shirts, often with the collecting buckets in the Union – and so much more. And it’s all for charity. As one of the largest societies … Read More

Final 7k run to raise chemo funds

4 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds University student has raised over £1,000 after completing a series of mini-marathons to help fund her grandmother’s cancer treatment in Ukraine. Second-year International Development undergraduate, Natasha Mykhalchenko crossed the finishing line of her final 7k run of a total 70km challenge outside the Union on Friday. Natasha told The Gryphon, ‘After … Read More

LSTV hold live Children in Need fundraiser

4 years ago / 0 comments

Media Society, Leeds Student Television held a live seven hour broadcast on Friday 14th November in honour of the leading children’s charity Children In Need. The broadcast, filmed in the Leeds University Union foyer featured various segments of original and creative content commissioned and produced by the members of the … Read More

News | Leeds students escape the city

5 years ago / 0 comments

Students tested out their powers of persuasion last week by taking part in Leeds RAG’s Jailbreak event. As part of the challenge, students raising money for various different charities set off from the Parkinson steps at 9am on Monday, with 36 hours to make it as far away from Leeds … Read More

News | 'Color Me Rad' to be the new charity fad

5 years ago / 0 comments

‘Color Me Rad’ is the 5k race that will make you a lot more than just red in the face. This new charity run, which debuts in Leeds in May, pelts participants with blue, green, pink, purple and yellow colour bombs along the journey. ‘Color Me Rad’ has been a big success … Read More

Edge staff put on Spin cycle

6 years ago / 0 comments

Last Wednesday staff at the Edge got on their bikes in a bid to raise £18, 000 for charity. Students and staff battled each other in the Super Spin-a-thon to see who could cycle the furthest in an hour, with the winner being treated to tops signed by the Brownlee … Read More

Preview | A Play in a Day

6 years ago / 0 comments

The Workshop Theatre, March 10th Comic Relief kicked off in style today with the cast of Fresh Meat appearing to deliver an impromptu comedy lecture on Leeds University Campus. With Red Nose Day only two weeks away, I met with Cordi Morrison and Tess Schofield to discuss LUU Theatre Group’s … Read More